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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B+
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B
Doane University is an above-average private university located in Crete, Nebraska in the Lincoln Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 994 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Doane University acceptance rate is 68%. Popular majors include Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Biology, and Business. Graduating 65% of students, Doane University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,100.
1014 Boswell Avenue
Crete, NE 68333
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Athletic Division
NAIA Division II
Athletic Conference
Great Plains Athletic Conference

Doane University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Doane University Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
930-1110
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$24,846/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,864/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.20 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.20 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.20 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
994Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
14
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
28%
Varsity Athletes
48%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
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  • Talented
    42%
  • Unique
    33%
  • Athletes
    17%
  • Free spirited
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
50%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.24 responses
Poll
85%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.27 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 13 responses
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  • Beautiful
    62%
  • Very supportive people and great scenery.
    31%
  • Words can not describe it as a whole.
    8%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$44,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
65%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.12 responses
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Doane is a place where you will find your career and future! This is a play where you will find your best friends, colleagues, and relationships. It’s a smaller school but that means more personal. The professors care so much about you that one professor I know jump started a good friend of mines car on the side of a road for him. The campus is very beautiful with the best nature in the fall and spring. The Greek life on campus is different but also very nice. We are not a national Greek school meaning you don’t have to pay thousands of dollars, and there’s no stress. The people you meet here will change your life and bring you so much joy.
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My experience at Doane has been very delightful! I've met new people, great staff ,and professors. I like how everything on campus is nearby and convenient. I like how there is smaller classes and people from all over come to this university. The food is delicious and everyone is friendly.
Doane University is an amazing school that allows students to connect with their professors. It is so easy to meet up with professors ahead of time if one cannot attend class to stay on top of class material. Everyone is so helpful! It is a friendly environment. If I ever have a question about something, people are always willing to help me with what I need. There are also many academic resources available.